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H. axyridis, a species of Asian origin, has been used as a biological control agent against aphids worldwide. The first releases were made in North...
Rocio octofasciata is a popular ornamental freshwater fish, native to north and central America, that has been introduced to aquatic habitats of at...
Rice A. besseyi is widely distributed because of its dissemination in seed, but its importance varies between regions, countries and localities....
Bacterial canker of kiwifruit, caused by Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae (Psa), is a serious threat to kiwifruit production worldwide. At least...
Following its introduction into Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, T. absoluta has already caused extensive economic damage. The impact of...
Erect, annual, more or less densely hairy herb, 20-100 cm tall; upper part of taproot and hypocotyl swollen, tuberous, globular, cylindrical or...
Feral cattle (Bos taurus) are escaped or released domestic animals. Unless well contained by adequate fences, they form feral herds and wander into...
Herpestes auropunctatus (small Indian mongoose) is a small, slim-bodied predator native to areas from Iran through India to Myanmar (Burma). It was...
The genus Theileria The theilerioses are tick-borne protozoan diseases of domestic animals caused by species of Theileria. This genus of...
Atriplex hortensis is a hardy, annual plant, with an erect, branching stem, varying in height from 0.6 m to 1.8 m, according to the variety and soil....

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